In this time of social distancing and following the guidelines set out by our President, Governor and CDC, those of us at the Exotic Wildlife Association office wanted to let our members know that we are still here working for you. We also want you to know that we have a full inventory of Pneu-Dart… Read More We Have Pneu-Dart Supplies Available at the EWA Office
Chronic Wasting Disease is a deer-killing disease that leaves their brains full of holes. What is this always-fatal condition and how do people fight its spread? Recently, hunters may have been alarmed to hear 10 deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Tennessee. Hunters worry that it will reduce game populations and hunting opportunities.… Read More Tennessee Hunters Need Not Worry About Chronic Wasting Disease
Chronic Wasting Disease | The Paper Tiger For Deer? Much ink has been spilled about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which affects deer. CWD has slowly spread over the last few decades, and some hunters are worried it will decimate deer populations and a favorite outdoor pastime. Some have even questioned whether it is the end… Read More Chronic Wasting Disease | The Paper Tiger For Deer?
For those Americans that grew up in the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s, respect for the United States of America and what this great country had to offer was paramount. We said grace before each meal, prayer opened every Friday night football game, the pledge of allegiance was said every morning before classes began, it was… Read More I Love My Country, but Fear My Government
Earlier this month, leaders of state and national deer and elk associations gathered in Texas for an in-person meeting of the American Cervid Alliance. This meeting, dubbed the National Cervid Congress, was held during the Texas Deer Association‘s annual conference in San Antonio. The meeting allowed ACA councilmen the opportunity to dive deep into legislative and… Read More ACA’s National Cervid Congress Held in Texas
Ethical behavior is best defined as behavior that is deemed appropriate by the majority of rational people or to act or behave in a manner that is deemed appropriate by a majority of other people involved in the same activity. Each one of us who were raised by parents, guardians, or other responsible adults had… Read More Who Or What Dictates Ethics Within the Deer Industry?
Webster defines a conservationist as “someone who works to protect animals, plants, and natural resources or works to prevent the loss or waste of natural resources.” The age old question, that is always asked by those who oppose the hunting of any wildlife, is how can the hunting and ultimately the killing of an… Read More Hunters are the Ultimate Conservationists
The Exotic Wildlife Association has just won a huge victory over Friends of Animals, an animal rights group, involving three species that are privately owned. The Addax, Scimitar Horned Oryx, and Dama Gazelle were placed back under the restrictions of the endangered species act on January 1, 2012, after a federal judge had ruled on… Read More Wildlife Wins Through Conservation
Hunting, whether it is done in the remote areas of the world or on private preserves in various countries throughout the world, is a very emotional and debated issue. There are extreme passions surrounding the topic of hunting that will be debated as long as this world and the people inhabiting it live here. Man… Read More Hunting as a Conservation Tool
The Endangered Species Act of 1973 is one of those congressional blunders at the time was thought to be a statutory fix for all those species of plants and animals that could not fight for themselves and were on the brink of total extinction. Though this was a very noble gesture on the part of… Read More The Endangered Species Act In Serious Need of a Major Overhaul